BKW Stock Overview
BKW AG operates as an international energy and infrastructure company, which plans, builds, and operates infrastructure to produce and supply energy to businesses, households, and the public sector in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||CHF113.00|
|52 Week High||CHF129.60|
|52 Week Low||CHF96.70|
|1 Month Change||9.28%|
|3 Month Change||-2.08%|
|1 Year Change||10.57%|
|3 Year Change||79.37%|
|5 Year Change||100.18%|
|Change since IPO||242.42%|
Recent News & Updates
Returns On Capital At BKW (VTX:BKW) Have Stalled
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BKW's (VTX:BKW) Upcoming Dividend Will Be Larger Than Last Year's
BKW AG's ( VTX:BKW ) dividend will be increasing to CHF2.60 on 20th of May. This takes the annual payment to 2.3% of...
|BKW||CH Electric Utilities||CH Market|
Return vs Industry: BKW exceeded the Swiss Electric Utilities industry which returned -3.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BKW exceeded the Swiss Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.
|BKW Average Weekly Movement||2.9%|
|Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement||5.2%|
|Market Average Movement||4.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in CH Market||7.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in CH Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: BKW is less volatile than 75% of Swiss stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BKW's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
BKW AG operates as an international energy and infrastructure company, which plans, builds, and operates infrastructure to produce and supply energy to businesses, households, and the public sector in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Energy, Grid, and Services. The Energy segment builds, operates, and maintains power plants, such as hydroelectric, nuclear, fossil-fuel, and other renewable energy power plants.
BKW Fundamentals Summary
|BKW fundamental statistics|
Is BKW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BKW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CHF1.81b|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Sep 06, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||5.77|
|Net Profit Margin||8.81%|
How did BKW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is BKW undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BKW?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is BKW's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does BKW's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|BKW PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BKW is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.6x) compared to the peer average (15.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does BKW's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the European Electric Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BKW is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.6x) compared to the European Electric Utilities industry average (11.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is BKW's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||19.6x|
|Fair PE Ratio||18.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BKW is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (19.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of BKW when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: BKW (CHF113) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CHF139.47)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BKW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is BKW forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BKW's forecast earnings growth (11.6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BKW's earnings (11.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BKW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: BKW's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Swiss market (4.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BKW's revenue (8.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BKW's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.1%).
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How has BKW performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score1/6
Past Performance Score 1/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BKW has a large one-off gain of CHF120.5M impacting its December 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BKW's current net profit margins (8.8%) are lower than last year (12%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BKW's earnings have grown by 8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BKW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BKW had negative earnings growth (-15.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electric Utilities industry average (5.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BKW's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.
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How is BKW's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BKW's short term assets (CHF4.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (CHF4.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: BKW's short term assets (CHF4.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (CHF3.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BKW's net debt to equity ratio (19.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: BKW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 52.6% to 43.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BKW's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (0.8%).
Interest Coverage: BKW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.6x coverage).
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What is BKW current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BKW's dividend (2.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (1.81%).
High Dividend: BKW's dividend (2.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Swiss market (3.9%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BKW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BKW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (45%), BKW's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: BKW is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Roger Baillod (64 yo)
Mr. Roger Baillod serves as Chief Executive Officer at BKW AG since 2022. He is President of a pension fund commission and a Trustees of the Joh. Jacob Rieter-Stiftung.Mr. Baillod served as the Chief Fina...
Experienced Management: BKW's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BKW's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BKW AG's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BKW AG
- Ticker: BKW
- Exchange: SWX
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: CHF5.963b
- Shares outstanding: 52.77m
- Website: https://www.bkw.ch
Number of Employees
- BKW AG
- Viktoriaplatz 2
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.